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The Hypocaust System at Wroxeter Roman City

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English Heritage

These series of tiles and flues would have heated the baths, and what is visible today would have been below floor level. Children would have been responsible to cleaning the tiles as they were small enough to navigate the underground heating. It was heated with a furnace and there is evidence another furnace was added under the tepidarium.

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  • Title: The Hypocaust System at Wroxeter Roman City
  • Location: Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury
  • Type: Site
  • Original Source: WROXETER ROMAN CITY
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Photographer: Joe Adamczewski

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